Independence Memorial Hall

Local nameIndependence Memorial Hall
LocationCinnamon Gardens, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Sri Lanka

Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility to a Ceylonese-elected legislature on February 4, 1948. It is located in Independence Square in the Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo. It also houses the Independence Memorial Museum.

The monument was built at the location where the formal ceremony marking the start of self-rule, with the opening of the first parliament by the HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester occurred at a special podium February 4, 1948.

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Opening hours

Open 24/7.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Memorial_Hall

Address Independence Square, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

Coordinates 6°54'15.001" N 79°52'3.444" E

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